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The Resource Cecil B. DeMille : the greatest showman on Earth

Cecil B. DeMille : the greatest showman on Earth

Label
Cecil B. DeMille : the greatest showman on Earth
Title
Cecil B. DeMille
Title remainder
the greatest showman on Earth
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of 5 films from the early, silent picture part of Cecil B. DeMille's movie career, exemplifying his style and craftsmanship
Related
Cataloging source
PMC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • Laserdisc/video producer, David Shepard; special contents, Film Preservation Associates
  • Carmen: photography, Alvn Wyckoff; music, Hugo Reisenfeld (1915), Olympia Chamber Orchestra, Timothy Brock (1997)
  • Joan the Woman: music, William Furst (1916), Christian Elliot (1997); photography, Alvin Wyckoff
  • Whispering chorus: photography, Alvin Wyckoff; music, Mont Alto Theatre Orchestra, Rodney Sauer
  • Male and female: photography, Alvin Wyckoff; music Sydney Jill Lehman (1997)
  • Volga boatman: photography, Arthur Miller, Perverell Marley; editor, Anne Bauchens; music, Philip Carli
PerformerNote
  • Carmen: Geraldine Farrar, Wallace Reid, Pedro de Cordoba, Billy Elmer, H.B. Carpenter, Jeanie Macpherson, Anita King
  • Joan the Woman: Geraldine Farrar, Wallace Reid, Theodore Roberts, Charles Clary, Hobart Bosworth, Raymond Hatton, Tully Marshall, Larry Peyton, Horace B. Carpenter, Lillian Leighton, Marjorie Daw, Walter Long, Billy Elmer, Cleo Ridgely
  • Whispering chorus: Raymond Hatton, Kathlyn Williams, Edythe Chapman, Elliot Dexter, Noah Beery, Guy Oliver, Tully Marshall, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Walter Lynch, Edna Mae Cooper, Julia Faye
  • Male and female: Lila Lee, Theodore Roberts, Raymond Hatton, Mildred Reardon, Gloria Swanson, Thomas Meighan
  • Volga boatman: Theodore Koslof, Julia Faye, William Boyd, Victor Varconi, Elinor Fair
Runtime
509
Technique
live action
Label
Cecil B. DeMille : the greatest showman on Earth
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc labels and container
  • Carmen based on the story by Prosper Mérimée
  • Whispering chorus from the story by Perley Poore Sheehan
  • Male and female founded on the story The admirable Crichton, by J.M. Barrie
  • Volga boatman from the novel by Konrad Bercovici
  • Originally produced as five individual, silent motion pictures between 1915-1926
  • "From the Blackhawk Films collection"--Container
  • Issued in box
Accompanying material
1 viewer guide ([4] pages ; illustrations ; 31 x 31 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
side 1. Carmen (1915, 56 min.) / Famous Players-Lasky production; Jesse L. Lasky presents; Cecil B. DeMille, director general; a Paramount picture; photoplay by William C. de Mille; produced by Cecil B. DeMille -- sides 2-4. Joan the woman (1917, 137 min.) / Jesse L. Lasky presents ; by Jeanie Macpherson; produced by Cecil B. DeMille -- sides 5-6. The whispering chorus (1918, 81 min.) / Artcraft Pictures; Jesse L. Lasky presents; Cecil B. DeMille's production; by Jeanie Macpherson; produced by Cecil B. DeMille -- sides 7-8. Male and female (1919, 115 min.) / Jesse L. Lasky presents; Cecil B. Demille's production; by Jeanie Macpherson; a Famous Players-Lasky super production -- sides 9-10. The Volga boatman (1926, 120 min.) / a Cecil B. DeMille production; story by Lenore Coffee; directed by Cecil B. DeMille; Cecil B. DeMille Pictures
Dimensions
12 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
5 videodiscs (509 mins.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., tinted col. and b&w
Publisher number
ID4059DS
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm38273348
  • (OCoLC)ocn373701479
System details
LaserDisc; NTSC; Extended play (CLV); CX encoded; digital sound; stereo
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Cecil B. DeMille : the greatest showman on Earth
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc labels and container
  • Carmen based on the story by Prosper Mérimée
  • Whispering chorus from the story by Perley Poore Sheehan
  • Male and female founded on the story The admirable Crichton, by J.M. Barrie
  • Volga boatman from the novel by Konrad Bercovici
  • Originally produced as five individual, silent motion pictures between 1915-1926
  • "From the Blackhawk Films collection"--Container
  • Issued in box
Accompanying material
1 viewer guide ([4] pages ; illustrations ; 31 x 31 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
side 1. Carmen (1915, 56 min.) / Famous Players-Lasky production; Jesse L. Lasky presents; Cecil B. DeMille, director general; a Paramount picture; photoplay by William C. de Mille; produced by Cecil B. DeMille -- sides 2-4. Joan the woman (1917, 137 min.) / Jesse L. Lasky presents ; by Jeanie Macpherson; produced by Cecil B. DeMille -- sides 5-6. The whispering chorus (1918, 81 min.) / Artcraft Pictures; Jesse L. Lasky presents; Cecil B. DeMille's production; by Jeanie Macpherson; produced by Cecil B. DeMille -- sides 7-8. Male and female (1919, 115 min.) / Jesse L. Lasky presents; Cecil B. Demille's production; by Jeanie Macpherson; a Famous Players-Lasky super production -- sides 9-10. The Volga boatman (1926, 120 min.) / a Cecil B. DeMille production; story by Lenore Coffee; directed by Cecil B. DeMille; Cecil B. DeMille Pictures
Dimensions
12 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
5 videodiscs (509 mins.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., tinted col. and b&w
Publisher number
ID4059DS
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm38273348
  • (OCoLC)ocn373701479
System details
LaserDisc; NTSC; Extended play (CLV); CX encoded; digital sound; stereo
Video recording format
laserdisc

Library Locations

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